Contributes to developing and executing a quality assurance program to meet both organizational and individual project needs. Able to determine appropriate testing strategy given a project's risk and quality requirements. Applies proven testing processes and tools for efficient and effective testing and develops new approaches for increased complexity and new environments. Provides subject matter expertise and assists others in understanding and performing quality assurance activities.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates strong knowledge of systems lifecycle development, project management, quality management.
Demonstrates the ability to develop comprehensive quality assurance and testing on a project that adequately addresses the risk and complexity of the project.
Performs functional, regression, parallel, stress and performance and regression testing.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills along with excellent administrative and facilitation skills. Must be able to communicate difficult/sensitive information in a diplomatic and tactful way.
Works on projects of moderate to high complexity across two or more development environments. Works on multiple programs/systems as a project team member. Considered a subject matter expert for a single program/system. May coach technical staff on quality assurance.
Strong problem-solver. Able to determine tasks necessary to get a job done. Works independently.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree or Associate degree in Computer Science required.
Minimum of five to seven years of IT and business experience required, with at least three years in Quality Assurance, audit, assessment or other relevant experience. Must have experience mapping business requirements to test plans, executing test plans and validating defect resolution. Familiarity with test automation tools, quality metrics and managing test environments is a plus.
In lieu of a degree, minimum of eight years’ experience required within Information Technology or performing quality assurance activities will be considered.
Quality Assurance-related certifications and training highly desired, whether vendor-specific or nationally recognized programs such as ASQ, QAI, ISO9001.
Experience in health care or health payer systems is preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment with occasional travel to different buildings. Mostly sedentary work interacting with computers and people. Requires ability to perform visual inspection and lifting less than 10 pounds.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. * Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.